The digital transformations of societies and work present new ethical challenges for groups, particularly businesses.
The ability to collect and process massive volumes of data on the full range of human activities has the potential to profoundly alter the way organizations make decisions. The consequences for a set of stakeholders (employees, customers, suppliers, and partners) remain unknown.
Beyond technical issues and on matters related to their regulation, these new decision-making technologies raise new ethical and political questions for managers and entrepreneurs.
The digital transformation of organizations certainly has an impact on employees' wellbeing and occupational health, as well as on political dynamics.
Free of a deterministic approach, several research programs were created to study the undesirable effects of information technology (the "dark side of IT"), particularly the reinforcement of individuals' control, the link between work automation and alienation, and the issues of over-connection and information overload.
Sophie Bernard, Nicolas Berland, Pierre Laniray, Henri Isaac, Thierry Kirat